ASA KOREA TAPS 2004
It is with sorrow that I announce the death June 1, 2004 of Francis
Spindler (501st, 1951-52). Francis never married and is survived by a
sister and a niece. Condolences may be sent to: The Family of Francis
Spindler, 742- 8th Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18018. Francis was born
May 24, 1931. He attended the first reunion of ASAKorea in 1996.
These "buddies" were Life Members of ASA Korea. With faith in
Almighty God the Father and in the hope of the Resurrection to
eternal life through the Cross of the Lord Jesus Christ, we commend
their souls, 'ashes to ashes and dust to dust..." We thank God for their
comradeship as members of The Army Security Agency. Glory be to
God! Amen and Amen.
Rev. Charles Knappenberger, ASA Korea, Chaplain
John E. Eshleman Jr., 508th, 1959, 69, of Derry, died Wednesday,
May 19, 2004, at Latrobe Area Hospital. He was born May 21, 1934,
in Greensburg, a son of John E. Eshleman Sr., of Florida, and the late
Ruth (Moore) Eshleman. He served three years with the U.S. Marine
Corps and retired from the U.S. Army with 27 years of service. He
was a life member of the Marine Corps League, Rolling Rock
Detachment, life member of 3rd Marine Division, American Legion
Post #515, life member of VFW #444, Derry, and life member of the
AMVETS #88. He was also a member of Loyalhanna Lodge #275,
F&AM, Latrobe, Grand Guardian Council of PA, International Order
of Job's Daughters, Lama's Club, Latrobe; Kedron Commandery #18,
Syria Shriners of Pittsburgh, Olivet Council #13, Royal & Select
Master Masons of PA, Lodge Council Chapter Consistory Pittsburgh,
National Sojourners Club #38, Pittsburgh, F.O.E., Derry and Kingston
Veterans and Sportsmen. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in
death by a brother, Eugene R. Eshleman. In addition to his father, he is
survived by his wife, Karin L. (Lauterjung) Eshleman, of Derry; a son,
John E. Eshleman III; two daughters, Eve and Gael; a sister, Christina
Mosely and husband, John, of Florida; sister-in-law, Suzanne
Eshleman, of Butler; and several nieces and nephews.
Donald L. Erickson, 329th, 501st, 1953-54 age 69, of Menomonie,
WI died Monday, May 31, 2004, at his home with hospice.
Don was born Oct. 17, 1934, in Menomonie to Raymond and Agnes
(Herrem) Erickson. He graduated from Menomonie High School in
1952 and enlisted in the Army. He served in Korea from 1952 to
1956. Don attended the University of Wisconsin-Stout after being
discharged from the Army and graduated in 1959. Don married Vivian
Albricht on June 19, 1957, at the Tainted United Methodist Church. He
worked for the Flint Printing Co. for 33 years and the Dunn County
Reminder, retiring in 1996.
Douglas G. Poland (330th CRC 1953-55) died July 24, 2004.
Cards may be sent to Doug;s family @ 1338 Washington Mount Rd.,
Washington, MA 01223.
Former member: Richard Keighty (326th CRC, Baker Site) died
July 8, 2004. Cards may be sent to Dick's family @ Peabody Pond,
Sebago, ME 04029.
Richard A Morelli, age 62, died August 24, 2004. He had served
with the ASA in Herzogenaurach, Germany from July 1961 to June
1964. In recent years, he lived in Kingston, PA
David Ross Patrick (wife Barbara on) October 4,2004. David
served with the 326th CRC 1957-57 Codolences may be sent to
Patrick, 12547 Northwinds DR. St Louis, MO 63146